Altova MapForce 2022 Professional Edition

MapForce resolves QName (qualified name) prefixes ( when reading data from XML files at mapping execution run-time.


QNames are used to reference and abbreviate namespace URIs in XML instance documents. There are two types of QNames: Prefixed and Unprefixed QNames.



Prefix  ':'




where LocalPart is an Element or Attribute name.


For example, in the listing below, <x:p/> is a QName, where:


the prefix "x" is an abbreviation of the namespace "".

p is the local part.


<?xml version='1.0'?>
<doc xmlns:x="">


MapForce also includes several QName-related functions in the core | QName functions library.

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